Six Lawyers in Qualcomm Case Sanctioned for ‘Monumental’ Discovery Violations

Link to article by Zusha Elinson and Dan Levine posted on, January 8, 2007:  Long-awaited ruling refers lawyers from Day Casebeer and Heller to Bar for ethics investigation of Qualcomm discovery dispute

Six attorneys in the Qualcomm Inc. discovery fiasco were sanctioned Monday for “monumental” discovery violations and referred to the State Bar of California for possible discipline.

Day Casebeer Madrid & Batchelder attorneys James Batchelder, Adam Bier, Kevin Leung, Christian Mammen and Lee Patch, and Heller Ehrman’s Stanley Young were sanctioned and harshly criticized by U.S. Magistrate Judge Barbara Major in a 42-page order. The ruling follows a patent infringement trial Qualcomm had brought against Broadcom Corp….

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